NAPLES, FL - It's a verdict that will eventually mean freedom for Casey Anthony. It was reached after only a day and a half of deliberation. Even sports bars in Cape Coral flipped the channel to watch.
Beginning next year Malaysia Airlines is banning babies from first class on its Airbus A-380 jumbo jets and this isn't the first time the airlines has forbidden infants to ride up front.
Andrew Friedman says his 4-year old boxer named Whitey was shot and killed Saturday by one of his neighbors.
There's no doubt the mosquitoes are worse this year than in the past, and they've left many of you, like Howard Noble of Cape Coral fed up.
Here on Fox 4 News, we're picking a Facebook friend of the day, every weekday. Stay tuned to see if you were selected as our Facebook friend of the day! All you have to do is go to our Facebook page and hit the "Like" button.
Officer Christopher Reiman was given a 2 week suspension after police say he showed up to work drunk, nearly 4 times the legal limit.
Scott says, the media would have treated him differently than Ft. Myers police Chief Doug Baker, if he was the one who spared the officer his job. This has many of you fired up.
Should Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott give his two cents, when it comes to another agency?
Fort Myers police officer Christopher Reiman was suspended for 80 hours without pay. Reiman was also put on a year's probation after police say he showed up for work drunk.
With the number of people using social networking growing so fast, the relationship rules in the digital age can be more difficult to establish.
Lisa Kuhn and her boyfriend are on disability. And in 10 days, LCEC is going to turn off their lights.
There's a local ordinance that forbids folks from raising chickens. That's something that even Lee County commissioner Brian Bigelow says needs to change.
Personhood U-S-A has started a nationwide push to protect life at its earliest stages.
It turns out spare tires are now optional on cars like the Chevy Cruze and Hyundai Elantra. You can still get a spare, but it'll cost you an extra 100 dollars.
Those applying for welfare would pay for the test up front. If they pass, they would be reimbursed.
Four In Your Corner's voicemail and email inbox have been inundated with your responses. Once our story ran on CNN.com, FOX 4 has been receiving calls from all over the country.
What possibly started out as a prank soon takes a disturbing twist, as 2 middle school girls pin down an 11 year old boy in broad daylight.
Hundreds of 4 in Your Corner viewers are flooding our email inbox; they are outraged over a YouTube video. They want to know why the girls who stripped an 11-year old boy naked aren't in juvenile custody. The
Crews in Joplin, Missouri are getting a helping hand and trunk from under the big top.
Many parents and students at A-L-C say they aren't happy with the example Dailey is setting.
This year's top two Idols will make this the first all-country music showdown in the show's history.
The US Postal Service is facing losses of 2 to 3 billion dollars. That's in this fiscal year alone.
The message that Judgment Day is near is being spread worldwide by radio and internet preacher, 89-year-old Harold Camping.
A Cape Coral woman says she lost 120 pounds and has kept if off for 5 years!
It makes some people cringe…and makes others say "awwww": Public Displays Of Affection, or PDA. According to a national survey, people of Fort Myers are not big fans of it.
A prayer request at a Catholic church in West Palm Beach is raising some eyebrows.
In the state of Florida, police officers can no longer ticket you for having your music too loud. That's because a judge overturned the law saying it's unconstitutional. The old law allowed police to
Four in your Corner's getting results for some Fort Myers homeowners, whose street has a serious flooding problem every time it rains.
Tammy Moreau says her daughter waited for a bus Monday that was going to be more than 2 hours late.
Police say Kleinpell was riding with her husband when she was hit by a truck that drifted in to the bike lane.
The Lazy Dog Bar and Grille in Cape Coral has gone to the dogs, literally. Cape Coral is trying to allow that exception, because some say it helps businesses' bottom line.
With gas prices nearing an all-time high, some of you are looking for ways to compensate for high prices at the pump.
Caggiano doesn't get why the store is refusing to give her the discount -- and points to this corporate policy which says target will accept one manufacturer's coupon per item.
It's been one of the biggest news headlines for quite some time, possibly ever. The death of the most wanted man in the world, Osama bin Laden.
The state of Alabama might have reinstated his right to vote...but the Sunshine State didn't. This law has many of you voicing your opinions.
From chanting in front of the White House to celebrations at ground zero, the news and reaction to the leader of Al Qaeda's death spreading quickly.
The group hoping to teach what they say is the truth about Catholic teachings, saying abortion and birth control can be moral choices.
Gas prices across the nation jumping another 3 cents. A trend that has many drivers trying to stretch their gasoline as far as it will go. But, in tonight consumer alert four in your corner we tell you waiting too long to fill-up can do more harm than good.
Charlotte County Code Enforcement telling a few Port Charlotte businesses to take down some of their American flags, because flying more than 3 breaks county code.
There are 7 mugshots to choose from and you can follow who's winning. The Maricopa County Sheriff's office "Mugshot Of The Day" contest is generating quite the buzz. If you don't want to get on the website
Edison President Dr. Ken Walker rakes in $830,000 dollars a year. Lisa in Fort Myers says that's shocking. "I almost fell on the floor. Do you know how many kids he could assist with college expenses
The tempers of some residents of one north Cape Coral neighborhood are flaring, because of pet birds, including mackaws, being left on this porch.
Parents fight for new school due to son's illness, district approves the family's waiver.
Cape Coral police reports that Rivera was part of a gang. Four in your corner is looking into what Cape Coral is doing to combat this growing problem.
Marie Sarabella combs through nearly 60 minutes worth of surveillance video on DVD. She's looking for proof that Principal Charles Dailey and a security guard got carried away with her son.
A-L-C Principal Charles Dailey
LEE COUNTY – A 9-1-1 call obtained by Fox Four shedding new light on a Lee County school investigation into A-L-C Principal Charles Dailey. The school district is looking into these pictures of cuts and
PETA says this form of hunting is cruel and inhumane. Hunters, however, say that's not the case.
Several other Fox Four Viewers say they are well aware after seeing our story. We received several calls from people saying their glass oven doors shattered as well.
She had come to Four In Your Corner Troubleshooter Colleen Hogan yesterday for some help getting her money back after she paid to have her car fixed.
A public comments meeting that would help accredit the Fort Myers Police Department is scheduled for this Sunday, which is Palm Sunday. That's not sitting well with members of the African American community.
Are prostitutes taking over parts of North Fort Myers?? Well, some business owners say they are and they want to know how this seems to be happening right under the nose of the Lee County Sheriff Department. Four in Your Corners is trying to get them answers.
But a bill proposed by Senator Rene Garcia is picking up speed. Those who back Garcia's bill say taking the cameras down would protect Floridians from intrusive snapshots and inaccurate ticketing.
As of now, the transponder lanes are in the far left, but the Del Prado Blvd exit comes up almost immediately after the plaza on the right.
If you're a regular Fox 4 viewer, than you know our own Jim Syoen is a musician who plays the tuba. When Patrick covered X Factor auditions in Miami recently, he decided to find out if he has a musical
The Lundberg Survey reports prices jumped 20 cents over the past two weeks. And that has pushed the nationwide average to $3.76 a gallon.
BP today announcing it's giving $30 million to 7 northwest Florida counties because of last April's disaster.
Donald Trump might be a surprise addition to the list of G-O-P candidates saying they are entering the race for the White House.
What does the Collier County Republican Party think of the possibility of Trump's name being on the 2012 ballot?
A battle over freedom of religion playing out in a southwest Florida school has you talking.
Jones denies responsibility for the protests and says he's not sorry.
Laid to rest but not at peace. That's what one woman says is happening at a charlotte county cemetery. She's turning to us after seeing disturbing images at a burial site filled with black world war one veterans. She wants to know who would allow this to happen. Four In Your Corner is getting to the bottom of this story.
A Trafalgar Middle School teacher inviting an imam to come in and discuss the Muslim religion. Many of you agree with the decision to cancel Al-Darsani's appearance.
The city of Bonita Springs removed all the benches and picnic tables at a nearby park, saying they were in bad shape. The catch: the city doesn't plan on replacing them, saying they don't have the money.
19 year old Arthur Johnson has passed away.
LEE COUNTY – Edison State College faculty members say they want Doctor James Browder to step down. But will they get their wish? Some new developments with the outrage at Edison. Edison State College
A long list of concerns, from big pay raises to even questioning the legitimacy of degrees that have been given out, all with your tax money.
For 4 years, Aaron Kennedy has proudly flown 5 American flags at his car lot in Charlotte County.
County code enforcement told him he has 48 hours to take down two of his five American flags or he'll be fined.
Edison Board of Trustees member tells Fox 4 Browder's pay hike was bad judgment.
A slithering problem for one Fort Myers man: What to do with a snake he found in a parking lot? Fox 4 viewers sound off.
Louis MacDonald said his bruises after a run in with a Cape Coral police officer was the result of excessive force.
Four In Your Corner continuing to push for answers when it comes to the raise Dr. James Browder received after less than a half a year at Edison State College.
It's pedal to the metal for one group pushing to get the city of Fort Myers to allow golf carts on the roads. Some of you say "go full steam ahead", while others say "proceed with caution."
Edison student Alina can barely afford her own tuition and wants to know why V-P of operations Dr. James Browder just got a $100,000 dollar raise.
Dr. Steve Atkins resigned as VP of Academic Affairs on Tuesday.
The senate passed the bill last week. Lots of mixed reactions from you about the proposal.
A mystery surrounds why one top Edison State executive is calling it quits and re-signing from his job.
Charity watchdog site Charity Navigator offers safety tips for those considering a gift, including giving to established charities and even better, one that has previous experience in Japan.
The ticket was for 165 bucks for improperly adjusted headlights. Dana says when he researched online, he couldn't find anything saying flashing his lights at another driver was illegal.
Fort Myers Grad Student In Japan During Earthquake
For many students there are 2 favorite classes in their school day: Lunch and P.E.
Representative Jeff Clemens, a Democrat from Lake Worth has filed Florida's first-ever bill seeking to legalize the medical use of marijuana. The bill calls prescriptions to be allowed, but prohibits it from being used in public.
James Mikolajczyk says merit pay isn't fair because teachers are randomly assigned students. Some, he says, won't do well even if teachers are doing their jobs.
The state senate just passed a bill some say will change education as we know it.
LEE COUNTY – You'd expect to see yellow crime scene tape at a homicide scene but a yellow school bus? Take a look as two Lee County Sheriff's deputies put their feet down on the crime scene tape letting
Tips to save you money when getting your air conditioning checked.
LEE COUNTY – More than 500 city and state workers showed up in front of the Cape Coral City Hall -- hoping to make their voices heard by sending a loud message to Governor Rick Scott.
Air conditioning company admits error, will refund 90-year-old veteran after Fox 4 steps in.
The signs are everywhere telling a familiar story of escalating gas prices. Drivers like Chad Lewis are starting to feel it. He's been paying an extra 50 bucks a week because of the spike.
90-year-old WWII Marine feels he was overcharged for AC work, turns to Fox 4 for help.
A bottled water tax? It could happen.
Handcuffed and arrested! A Fort Myers man says his 2 friends were hauled off to jail after one of their weekly basketball games. There wasn't a fight or any disturbance. So what happened?
Fox 4 learned investigators from City Hall are going door to door asking neighbors what they saw. We went to Flanagan himself for answers.
Imagine this is how you find your child just 15 minutes after you sent her off to school on the bus. A 13 year old girl covered in blood after getting beaten by male student on a Lee County school bus.
Should the Lee County School District be more open with you if a student is hurt on the bus? Fox 4 showed you the story of a middle school student who was reportedly punched in the face on a Lee County school bus. It's the school's response that's got you talking.
Bartenders could soon be pouring drinks in Naples a bit longer. City council approved a change to the city's ordinance to extend drinking hours for bars and restaurants until 2 am on Sundays.
Are people taking advantage of Lee County's agricultural tax breaks?
Remember these documents filled with personal information simply dumped at Lee County Solid Waste. Four in your corner breaking the news to one victim Marion Bahr.
Residents near water plant want to know if city can block their view.
A Lee County man not wanting to show his identity after he stumbled upon a bunch of documents filled with extremely personal information. The personal information simply dumped in the trash for anyone to see.
Naples, FL - You could save money at the gas pump if a state legislator gets his way. A Boca Raton state representative wants to lower gasoline prices in Florida by repealing a law that's been in place
City road in bad shape will be paved after Fox 4 steps in.
A Lehigh Acres man wins a "Get Fit" competition but the company is giving him the run-around and won't pay him his earned winnings.
City manager and spokesperson confirm they're looking into allegations city workers abused your tax dollars - and Fox 4's equipment as we tried to get you answers.
Sheriff deputies hold football game for Scott Wheeler, killed in motorcycle crash.
Authorities respond to a car fire on Ben Hill Griffin Parkway outside FGCU. Fox 4 received some great viewer video sent in by Andy Ryther via YouTube.
Estero Neighbor Videotaping The Other But Is It Legal?
Four in your corner Troubleshooter Emily Dishnow getting results for a Naples mortgage broker who said the state was keeping her from working.
Bacteria levels have returned to normal at a Cape Coral lake where sewage spilled into the water last week.
Changes are in the works in Lee County after a Four In Your Corner Investigation.
Wayne Pinkham's backyard is filled with security cameras set up over his fence. Pinkham says his neighbor set them up at several different angles two years ago to watch his every move.
Does more need to be done to make sure restaurants are following safety standards everyday and not just when a health inspector shows up?
For the second time in two weeks, Pavlos speaks publicly against two consultant reports that said Public Works was mismanaged under his watch.
We caught them slacking on the job, so how did those County workers get good job reviews?
Four In Your Corner viewers sound off about the child support system after Brian Peterson came to Fox 4 saying parents like him and kids are falling through the cracks in this changed economy.
Shocking video showing what one Naples woman says is police brutality it all stems from a traffic stop, and one mom says it's haunted her family for years. A Four In Your Corner Investigator is trying to get to the bottom of the story.
It's called "My Mobile Watchdog" and it allows people to send every text or phone call from one phone to another. It also has the capability to see every picture and even record every conversation.
A new immigration and customs facility coming to Fort Myers is being met with some opposition.
What are charities doing with your donations? How do you really know who's telling the truth about your money? Fox 4 follows the money trail to find out where your donations are really going.
A former Lee County school board member says the new board members can't lose focus on solving long school bus rides that have kid stuck on buses for hours and hours on end.
For more than 25 years Bob Paskiet has lived in peace and quiet, feeling relatively safe in his home -- that is until he found out about his soon to be neighbor -- the federal government and ICE officers whose job it is to crack down on illegal immigration.
The Cape Coral Police Department wants you to have access to information quickly and at your fingertips. They also want to make other changes, but they need your help in order to accomplish that.
New software allows parents a very detailed look at their kids cell phone use. But has it fallen in to the wrong hands?
PR Campaign Underway at Cape PD?
The city has already paid out several police settlements over the past few years. The mayor says it's getting to be expensive and repetitive.
Gold's Trainer Ray O'Kelly Demonstrates A "Sexercise"
4 In Your Corner has been looking for specific exercises that can really make a difference in the bedroom.
The Browns buried the pooch themselves by hand. Something that still upsets them. But not all of you feel our viewers feel that way.
Seven-time Florida lotto winner shares his secrets. Lustig is spilling some of his secrets and he's starting with scratch tickets. He says there's one mistake everyone makes.
Ft. Myers family upset that their dog was shot and no one will take responsibility to remove the dead dog from their property.
Keratin hair treatments have won the approval of curly-haired women everywhere. While those treatments prove popular, they do draw health warnings: Is smooth hair worth taking a risk?
A Naples father still reeling from an encounter with Collier sheriff's deputies. He claims a deputy pulled a gun on him, his 13 year old son and the teen's friends. The sheriff's office now investigating the incident.
Settlement uncovered after improper stop by embattled Cape Coral police officer. No one seems to know about this settlement, even your elected officials until Fox 4 uncovered this paperwork.
Would you trust a dentist in Mexico or Costa Rica when it comes to your smile?
What if we tell you it could save you thousands if you made a trip overseas?
Four students went before a judge Thursday morning after being arrested Wednesday for making threats online.
It's what's beyond the fence, behind a Lee County School District building, that has so many of you talking.
Cape Coral May Have Not Had Accurate Fuel Records
Hurtful or playful, controversial words crossing the airwaves, on conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh's Show this week. Many are calling it offensive and downright racist. Four In Your Corner has been following the backlash.
Our undercover investigation caught Public Works employees out of city limits in city vehicles taking long lunches at Popeyes in North Fort Myers. The problem? It's against Cape city policies.
The Lee County Sheriff's Office gears up to bust drivers who don't have valid licenses, registration, or insurance.
If the education bill becomes a law, Tiffany could be grading parents with satisfactory, needs improvement or unsatisfactory when it comes to factors that can help or hurt a child in the classroom.
Since the bed bugs are popping up nearly everywhere in SW Florida, some of you want to know if the District should start testing their buses.
Fort Myers Beach
A Fort Myers Beach family says they've infested his house.
The Lee County School District is cracking down on students and parents who don't pay their lunch bills. If the kids aren't on the free or reduced program...they get a cheese sandwich. That's it -- nothing else.
Viewer says fire trucks responding to medical emergencies wastes tax dollars; does it?
Atheists of Florida want to wear their group shirts to meetings. Council says: take them off.
Viewers sound off about Patrick's choice of words about former presidential candidate John Edwards.
The report will put a microscope to street sweeping, dredging, and exotic tree removal in Cape Coral. Lots of money budgeted every year the report, according to our source, will suggest wasted work days and no upper management accountability.
Cape Coral tax dollars Wasted? New Info on consultant's report.
Naples, FL - A Golden Gate Estates man is arrested and charged with killing a black bear for attacking his dog. Did the man go too far and what should you do if you're living around bears? "You have
Another Cape Coral consultant report being released- we have the exclusive!
Southwest Florida International Airport
Controversial new TSA security measures have some taking things into their own hands.
Will prayer be voted out of Cape Coral city council?
Novelty Conch Republic passports a threat to U.S. security?
Police, businesses and community leaders meet this week to close a Dunbar grocery store. Pop's on M-L-K Boulevard in Fort Myers has been the scene of shootings and alleged drug deals for years.
Matlache artists feud over dirty clothes fence - is it art?
Some of the cheapest medications in the nation right here in SWFL. How do they do it? It's easier than you might think. Meet the little pharmacy that's changing the prescription drug game and passing on the savings to you.
Emotions were running high on the grid iron last Saturday night at Buckingham field. Both teams -- Riverdale and Cape Coral junior battling it out for a playoff spot. But as the clock ticked down -- things started to get ugly.
Naples, FL - What's in a name? That's the question being asked in Bonita Springs. The city's name is almost 100 years old, but one man wants to change it. He presented the idea in front of city council
It's been called liquid cocaine, blackout in a can, and experts say it's like having three beers, two cups of coffee and a shot of espresso.
Mack says it's a "hardship that exists."
Congressman Mack says he won't be able to do anything to increase the size of social security checks. But his challenger says something can and should be done.
Residents accuse their community association of passing Arizona-style immigration requirements and want to know if that's even legal.
Viewers are sounding off on the suspension of a program that throws deadbeat parents in jail for not paying their child support. That debate hits a major nerve with a lot of you -- on both sides of the issue.
When North Naples Fire Rescue head out... They're usually going to battle a fire.. Or crash, but now, a different battle's brewing with Collier county EMS. EMS is claiming fire fighters aren't properly trained to save your life and that they're the only first responders with a special training known as advanced life support or ALS.
The president of Edison State College defends his controversial hire for a top job.
Voters tossed out school board members -- Elinor Scricca and Steven Teuber. Even though they'll soon be sent packing -- the two will play a major role in replacing Superintendent James Browder.
Was anyone else considered for Browder's new job, or was the top job created for him?
He agrees to sit down with us to answer mounting questions about how he hired two consultants.
Naples, FL - What will a central Florida's September 11th Koran burning mean for our troops serving in Islamic-dominated countries? The leader of a small Gainesville church wants to burn copies of the
Fort Myers Beach
Carolyn Mahon's bandaged head still takes you by surprise. Carolyn has been in the hospital, drifting in and out of consciousness, for more than a month.
Neighbors say a house in their neighborhood with plenty of warning signs: Bad dog. No Trespassing. Caution. Animal Services says two rottweilers here viciously attacked a neighbor.
A Southwest Florida woman says the sound of her neighbor's monkeys is driving her mad. Fox 4's Marisa Mendelson tries to get answers.
Punished for going to school? A woman says she may have to pay back the state because she was collecting unemployment while going to college. Fox 4's Marisa Mendelson finds out why.
More than two dozen Lee County School bus drivers gathered Tuesday in front of district headquarters ready to deliver a powerful message to the superintendent and board members.
Lee County Schools
Fox 4 showed viewers a letter signed by the superintendent back in April showing it wouldn't be done until September. The question he's avoided until now. Why didn't he tell the board members and the public?
Could your kids' dress code get a lot tougher by the time they return to school? Fox 4's Marisa Mendelson breaks down what you need to know.
A local marine says he's being fined for his patriotism. He's flying what he calls an American flag in his yard, but his Homeowner's Association says it's not American, and it needs to come down.
A bomb. That's what one Lee County Commissioner says will stop the oil spill in the Gulf.
Patrick is still feeling the heat from his American Idol prediction last week - this time from a popular local dentist! Viewers were incensed when - during a live news update - Patrick predicted contestant
Lee County Schools
Tonight, a union rep for the Lee County school bus drivers admits he was surprised at an email showing some drivers making almost $60,000 dollars a year including overtime.
Did your viewer feedback stop officials from euthanizing ducks in Collier County?
It's an ugly reality. Oil leaking in the gulf and prices going up. Several viewers defended BP. Others call it price gouging. Hear from both sides of the issue on this Viewers Voice.